Professional Photography

Commercial photographer capturing Accommodation, Property, Retail & Staff Portrait photography

Based in ​Empangeni, ​Justin Whittaker is an established photographer offering a fresh new perspective to the world of photography. I take the minimalist approach and strive to help my clients capture the essence of their brand.

Professional photographs are important as people get the feeling for your ​business. You may have the most descriptive text explaining ​the area but, without proper photography, ​you ​may push potential clients away.

Photography Portfolio

The images below show a selection captured during the last 6 years. If you have a specific project in mind, please get in touch so that I can assist in promoting your brand with vibrant photos.


Accommodation

  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation
  • accommodation



Retail

  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail
  • retail



Property & Real Estate

  • real-estate
  • real-estate
  • real-estate
  • real-estate
  • real-estate
  • real-estate



Staff Portraits & Headshots

  • portraits
  • portraits
  • portraits
  • portraits



Golf Courses

  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses
  • golf-courses

Photography Pricing

Accommodation & Retail
  • R150 per image, with a minimum purchase of 10 images
  • thereafter R75 per image

Property & Real Estate
  • R75 per image, with a minimum purchase of 10 images
  • thereafter R75 per image

Staff Portraits & Headshots
  • R150 per image, with a minimum purchase of 2 images
  • thereafter R75 per image

Includes
  • selected photos edited and supplied in both hi-res and low-res versions
  • images supplied via online file transfer

Excludes
  • travel costs from base location at R4,50 per kilometre via vehicle

Photography Frequently Asked Questions

When is payment due?
  • Fifty percent (50%) non-refundable deposit within 15 days of acceptance of quote before work commences.
  • Twenty five percent (25%) on acceptance of photography with minor adjustments to be made.
  • Twenty five percent (25%) final payment on completion of project on delivery but before final handover.

How do you charge for travel?
Meals, lodging and travel expenses are charged to the client at standard AA rates. Mileage is charged at R4,50 per KM. If airfare and rental car are required, lowest fares are selected and charged to the client.

Do you work on weekends?
No. Weekends are a valuable time to relax with friends and family. Unless otherwise arranged, all projects are scheduled during the week.

Can I have the RAW images from your camera?
RAW files are not provided under any circumstances.

Do you do shoots other than Hospitality Photography?
Generally not, as I prefer to focus on what I am good at. Should you require photographers for events, weddings or parties, I can highly recommend professionals suited to you.

How and when will I receive my photos?
You will receive an email within 1 week with a link to view your photos online. If you are happy with the product, the photos can be shared to you via online methods or sent to you on a USB flash drive.

Who owns the copyright to the photos?
The photographer’s rights and interest to the RAW source files are retained by the photographer. Copyright to all final images is transferred to the customer and the customer may use the final images in any way deemed necessary. This includes display on websites, social media and printed marketing materials. Right is reserved by me to use any images for advertising, publishing and promotional purposes.

Can I decide which angles should be shot before the shoot?
Of course. It is a bonus if you can provide some suggested angles or views that you want captured. I will also provide recommendations on the best angles.

Can you help me load the photographs onto my website or create a new website?
Yes! I have been creating websites since 2004 so can assist in updating your existing website or creating a brand new website.

Photography Testimonials

"Justin......you Biscuit! Well done and will get back and select a few pictures. These are stunning, sincere thanks. This is truely magic Justin and well done!"

Andy Shaw - Sleepy Shaws (Ramsgate, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Very professionally done!!! Thank you very much. Can’t wait to see the website!"

Hannetjie Britz - Gecko Inn (Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Thank you so much, they are lovely."

Annette Goosen - Eshowe Guesthouse (Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Thank you very much for your professionalism and speedy work."

Kingsley Gething - Eagles Nest Guesthouse (Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Wow, Justin, thank you so much, the photos really looks great and the food pics are absolutely stunning."

Elmarie Snyman - The Ocean Sizzler Restaurant (St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Thank you for the time and effort you put into capturing our guesthouse photos."

Colin Holman - St Lucia Wetlands Guest House (St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)



"Love the photos! Amazing."

Maritza Vermaak - Sailfish Inn (Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)